Tips to Prepare for 2021 NTA-NET JRF in Visual Arts

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NTA now conducts NET Exam and there are 2 papers in all.

  • Paper - I is General Paper for all – includes Teaching & Research Aptitude and is a common exam which consists of a total of 100 marks with 50 questions
  • Paper II on Visual Arts consists of 200 Marks with 100 questions
  • For Postal course for Paper I visit: Examrace NTA NET Paper 1 Postal Course

Here is Some Preparation Tips for UGC NTA NET Visual Arts in 3 Simple Steps

Step 1: Make Time Table for Preparation

  • First off all make time table and allot 100 day for preparation of Paper I, II & III.
  • Look at the syllabus for Visual Arts - NTA NET
  • Check out the extensive booklist available at Examrace for Visual Arts Subject
  • According to this timetable divide each topic week wise.
  • During preparation time make summary notes for each and every topic.
  • don՚t waste time to decide which topic is most important and which is not, give equal attention to each topic
  • If possible Make List of week with topic you allot and one extra column which is about you whether you successfully completed this topic or not as it will helps you later when you revise syllabus
  • Do not depend on just one material; try to get more and more information from different books, Wikipedia, various blogs and websites and video tutorials.

Step 2: Solve Previous Year Papers & Preparation Flow

  • Refer
    • Photoes of god by Jyothindra Jai
    • The making of new India art by Tapti Guha
  • After completion of preparation it՚s not over here, it՚s just first step. Next step is evaluation of your preparation which is done by solving previous year papers.
  • Download more than previous 10 years paper NTA UGC NET Previous Years Papers for Visual Arts
  • Spend at list one week time for this paper solving section, because you will get better idea about your preparation week area and paper pattern.

Step 3: Revision

  • After gathering your weakness next step is revision.
  • Same as above allot at list 1 to 2 weeks for revision and in this days go through all the notes which you prepare and week topics gathered in paper solving.
  • Also check reviews for each topic you have made and study according to that.

Important Topics for Visual Arts According to Paper II and Paper III Section-Wise Classification

  • 60 - 70 % questions are asked from Indian Visual Arts so its most important topic
  • Western History
  • Fundamental Visual Arts
  • Etching
  • Serigraphy
  • Lithography
  • Linocut
  • Woodcut
  • Calligraphy
  • Graphics

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